Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1936. 231, illus., index, DJ worn and somewhat discolored: several tears and pieces missing. Commodore Lawrence Kearny joined the U.S. Navy before the War of 1812 and served for 54 years. Besides Kearny's service in the War of 1812, this book covers West Indian pirates, pirates of the Mediterranean, the origin of the open door policy in China, and protecting American interests in Hawaii. Condition: good, fair.
Keywords: Naval, Lawrence Kearny, War of 1812, Pirates, China, Hawaii, West Indies, Mediterranean, Perth Amboy, NJ